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3.29.2010

{goodies for the blog...it's a giveaway!}

jodi from mcp actions is offering up a fantastic giveaway to the maternal lens readers.



The Prize: One lucky reader will get the Finish It Photoshop Action Set - compatible with Photoshop CS2, CS3, CS4 and Elements 5, 6, 7 & 8. Here is a direct link to this set: http://www.mcpactions.com/finish-it-photoshop-actions-1.html


Description of the set:
As a photographer, your blog and website are two of your best marketing tools. So, make your images look the best they can online by using the Finish It photoshop actions. This spectacular set of actions makes it easy to prepare your photos for the web.



Included in this set is a choice of 35* finishing touches to make your images fit the style of your blog post. From thin frames to color bars to rounded edges, you can choose what is best for you and any particular image. Heck, you can even change the colors too! The possibilities are unlimited. Within every action, your image is automatically sharpened for the web, converted to sRGB for best monitor colors, re-sized to fit a blog, and provides the option to include your logo if desired.




And finally, it also includes 8* actions that will re-size your final web image to fit most standard blog and site sizes from small to large photos. Yes, we have thought of everything you may need at your fingertips to make preparing beautiful images for the web easy and fast!







How to enter: (4 changes to enter!)

1- Tell us how you feel this action set could benefit you (in the comment section)
2-Sign up to follow @mcpactions on twitter - http://twitter.com/mcpactions. leave us another comment
3-Join MCP Actions Facebook Fan Page - http://facebook.com/mcpfans. leave us another comment
4- tweet or post to facebook about this contest and come back and leave us another comment.


Winner will be picked via random drawing on march 31st at 9pm, mst.

GOOD LUCK!!!


279 comments:

  1. Jaclyn L3/29/2010

    my blog has been sooo boring... this could really spice it up!!

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  2. I absolutely love these actions!! What a great way to share your work! Time saving and gorgeous on the eyes!

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  3. I would love to win this action set! I am fairly new to photoshop - still learning - and this would help me out in a huge way! LOVE this blog. I blogged a post to this site recently. www.kristenohran.blogspot.com

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  4. I would love to win this. OMG. I follow Jodi everywhere. She has the best tutorial's out there. I would be honored to wear her actions proudly on my photos!

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  5. Happy to become a fan of MCP actions!!

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  6. Jaclyn L3/29/2010

    I'm a fan of MCP! I'm a FAN!!!

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  7. I would use these to make my posting really sharp and professional. I love how these achieve such a high end quality look to the photos. FABULOUS give away!

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  8. I network a great deal on social websites, and these kinds of actions aren't only time saving, their a key way to save my images from being stolen. I've been wanting these for quite a long time, so they would be extremely beneficial to me being able to safely show my work off :)

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  9. I would love to win. I'm hoping to start up my photo blog in the next couple of months and could really use some fanastic-ness.

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  10. Shared it will of my friends on my facebook page as well!! http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1663086957&ref=profile#!/profile.php?ref=profile&id=1663086957

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  11. {following on Twitter as Terranophoto}

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  12. Tweeted it here

    http://twitter.com/cmhalsey74

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  13. {was already a fan of the actions}

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  14. Follow on Twitter

    {CMHalsey74}

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  15. Love the actions!! Would love to win the set of actions!!

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  16. toviah3/29/2010

    just what i need to give my site a boost! fantastic!

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  17. Facebook fan on the Fan Page!

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  18. {Tweeted & facebook shared while tagging}

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  19. um how could this bennifit me......T.I.M.E.S.A.V.E.R and they are are beautiful to boot! an excellent combo platter if I do say so myself Ü

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  20. and a shoutout on my page!
    http://www.facebook.com/mcpfans?ref=ts&v=wall#!/pages/Weyers-Cave-VA/Last-Light-Photography/57458332399?ref=mf

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  21. I'm a fan of MCP, who isn't? Ü

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  22. Oh..that would be so unbelievable to win something like this! I have just been figuring all this stuff out and actions and tutorials have been amazingly helpful!

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  23. I am an mcp fan on facebook...

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  24. I just put this awesome give away in my fb status Ü

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  25. The Finish it action set is the one on my wishlist!! It would save me alot of time!!

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  26. I already follow MCP actions on twitter (AmberSkene)

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  27. I'm already a fan on MCP actions Facebook page!!

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  28. I would love to finally get some of my photos set up for web.. haven't done that yet!

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  29. This would definitely help me take a step toward looking more professional! This is a great set!

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  30. Followed on Twitter @TiffanyWashko

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  31. This could be added to my arsenal of actions to get just the right appearance of my photos! I've been a fan of MCP for a while now!

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  32. I follow MCP actions on twitter {katrinasevin}

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  33. Became a Facebook fan too. Thx!

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  34. I'm an MCP FB fan {Katrina Grace Sevin}

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  35. I need these actions because I live in Korea, my family + friends live in the United States. I share our lives totally online because of the distance + these MCP Actions can really cut my time in half + make our family memories even more beautiful.

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  36. Just became a MCP fan on FB. . .

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  37. Following on Twitter!

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  38. working on creating a new blog/website right now. This would be PERFECT timing to help me out if I win! :) whoo-hoo!

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  39. I'm a facebook fan of MCP

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  40. ooohhhh, what a great giveaway! I am just learning all about actions etc, would love to win this!

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  41. I could make my pictures online look sooo much better. Thanks for the opportunity.

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  42. I have been drooling over this action set since it came out!! The benefit?? Time of course. I am a part-time engineer, part-time photographer and full-time wife and mother to my boys! Giving me more time with them is what I'm always after!!!

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  43. I can't even begin to describe how amazingly wonderful it would be to have this action set! It would be awesome to be able to enhance my photos and my professional look as a photographer on my blog and website!! I would die if I won this! :D

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  44. Would love new actions to give my work a springtime boost!

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  45. I would love to have this to post my pictures on my photo blog! I love these actions!

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  46. Great actions, I could benefit greatly by these, need some spice to my blog!

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  47. AND....I am now a facebook fan as well! :D

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  48. Another FAN on FB - thanks!

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  49. This is fun - now a twitter fan!

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  50. Such a timesaver and would love to easily match pictures I post to my colors easily!

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  51. I am a follower on twitter.

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  52. I'm a fan on facebook too.

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  53. I posted a tweet about your AWESOME giveaway!

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  54. FB fan!! Im just a newbie but these guys make is so beautiful and easy! ;o)

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  55. Sweet! Love this set from Jodi. What a peace of mind knowing that one quick action can personalize and "protect" my photos on the web.

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  56. I would love to win this...it would be a great way to diplay pictures on my blog!

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  57. My blog has needed a little lift for quite some time.. this would give it a little pop that I need! So cute!

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  58. These actions would really help my posted pictures show even more personality and style - not to mention be a huge time saver. Love 'em! Thanks for the chance to win TML and MCP!

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  59. This would be very beneficial to me right now just starting out--I need everything to be as easy as possible!!

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  60. I'm a follower on MCP on Twitter!

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  61. Posted on Twitter... http://twitter.com/JeanineKrupp

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  62. Terrie Elbatnigi3/29/2010

    Awesome!!!! as always......i love actions so much. This one is grrrrreat!!! would love to have it.

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  63. I have signed up on twitter, and posted on facebook for all my friends to see!!

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  64. My watermark fades into the photos on my blog. Depending on the background, you sometimes can't even make it out. It looks bad! I could really use these!

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  65. Just starting and I'm not able to afford any of these super neat 'accessory must haves!' This would be amazing!!

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  66. I am a facebook fan now!

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  67. I'm following MCP Actions on Twitter!

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  68. Deborah Kocan3/29/2010

    I cannot even put into words how thankful and appreciative I would be if I were to win this! It would help make my photos more creative and more marketable, while cutting my workload in half! Please pick me!!! =)

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  69. I could totally use these- my website just went up last week and my business cards arrived in the mail TODAY. I could so use anything to get me up and running! Thanks for the chance to win! :)

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  70. Deborah Kocan3/29/2010

    I am a fan of MCP on Facebook!!! =)

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  71. Deborah Kocan3/29/2010

    I signed up to follow on twitter too!

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  72. This would make blogging ssoooooo much easier for me (and fun!) Just posted on Facebook as well :)

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  73. I (finally) joined MCP Actions on Facebook!

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  74. Deboarh Kocan3/29/2010

    I posted a link to this amazing contest on my facebook page! www.facebook.com/deborahkocan
    You are now my status update! =)

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  75. I facebooked about this, too. Oh, boy do I want to win this! I usually never do that! :)

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  76. This would benefit me by helping my blog look beautiful and connected. Love that you can add a logo

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  77. Oh WOW! I can't even begin to count the ways that this would benefit me! Mainly, it would save me so much time, but it would also make my posts so much more uniform and recognizable. I could use this BIG time!

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  78. Following on Twitter!

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  79. Following on Facebook!

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  80. I'm a fan of MCP Actions on facebook!
    Jennifer Schaefer Minor

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  81. Just added a comment on my facebook page! Crossing my fingers! http://www.facebook.com/#!/profile.php?id=1290813387&ref=nf

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  82. Just tweeted @ladybugportrait

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  83. I've been drooling over these actions! I would love to use them on my blog. They really add a lot of style to pictures!

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  84. Wow! What a great giveaway! I've been eyeing these actions for some time now - they'd be great on my blog!

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  85. This is just the pizzazz my stuff is missing! I am in LOVE!!

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  86. Now following mcpactions on twitter!

    Twitter: pixiedreamsmoma

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  87. wow, I WOULD LOVE TO WIN THIS! NO MORE WRITING MY OWN CRAPPY actions that work when they want...lol
    and it would look very professional too! what a time-saver :)

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  88. Tweeted about the giveaway!

    Twitter: pixiedreamsmoma

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  89. I am a fan of MCP Actions on FB!!! and in general ;)

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  90. This would so jazz up my blog!

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  91. I'm now following MCP on Twitter!
    @jengraberphotog

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  92. It's really time for me to take my blog to the next level and I am currently working on some things, but these would be an AWESOME addition!

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  93. Just left a tweet about the giveaway....@jengraberphotog!
    Already a fan on FB. LOVE MCP Actions!

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  94. MCP actions facebook fan now! ;-)

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  95. Following MCPactions on Twitter now!

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  96. and... I did a tweet about Maternal Lens giveway with MCP actions today! You all rock! Thank you!!!

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  97. oh these are great! I would love to use them on my blog, it's what it needs!!!

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  98. I saw these a few weeks ago too, and thought how amazing these would be to get for my business. It would save so much time, and make my blog have the look I want, but don't have time for. Please pick me!

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  99. Wow! I didn't know MCP had ANY actions for elements! This looks like such an amazing timesaver! Love it.

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  100. i am now following you on twitter!!!

    {@cwarden}

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  101. I would love the Finish It actions set to jazz up my blog a bit... still working on updating my blog and would love to freshen up the look with borders with these great actions!! Definitely feeling the budget crunch these days so to win this would be sweet.

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  102. following MCP and maternal lens on twitter and facebook!

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  103. tweeted too! Thanks!! @mycirclephotos

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  104. and I twitter about it!

    thanks!

    @cwarden

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  105. Oh, I so have been wanting to purchase these. It would make my blog look so much more professional. I always see others pics posted with templates like these and think wow that makes the pics pop. So please pick me.lol

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  106. I am a face book fan!!

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  107. I posted on facebook! http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/profile.php?v=wall&id=1391695608

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  108. I have been eyeing these for some time. This would make my blog look so much more professional.

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  109. I'm a facebook fan.

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  110. it's beautiful... and would benefit me by making my work more presentable :-).

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  111. I have had my eye on these since she released them! They would really help bring my blog images up a notch!

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  112. I don't have a blog yet but is on the list of things to do tonight after the kids go to bed. These would be amazing to start a blog with!

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  113. YAY! I'm a facebook fan now

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  114. I'm a facebook fan!

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  115. I think this set is a great way to further your branding. I love how versatile they are so not everyones images will look the same. I would LOVE to win!!

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  116. I am planning on starting a blog in mid April (when a few things slow down for me) and I KNOW this would help me out so much when posting my pictures.

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  117. I would love to have these actions! I have actually been looking at these exact ones for awhile know debating on weather or not to buy them....so this would be perfect! :)

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  118. I could really use this to spice up my blog!

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  119. I am a twitter follower.

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  120. I am a facebook fan.

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  121. I am now a follower of MCP Actions on Twitter!!

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  122. And I just fanned MCP Actions on Facebook too! :)

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  123. I really need something special to spice up my blog and create some awesome pictures for the website. These actions Rock!

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  124. I would really love to win! My blog would definitely benefit from these wonderful actions, putting a finishing touch on each photo.

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  125. I'm a fan on Facebook, too!

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  126. Just tweeted about the giveaway: http://twitter.com/erikalynnsmith/status/11290333302

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  127. It would truly jazz up my blog! :)

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  128. I am now a fan (FB) and follower (Twitter) of your awsomeness! I have tweeted you to my following and to my friends...thanks for sharing your talents.

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  129. signed up to follow mcpactions on twitter!

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  130. Tonikka3/29/2010

    I like them because they make my blog look pretty!!!

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  131. Sent out a tweet! http://twitter.com/MamaChanga

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  132. Commented on here, blogged about the site, and I am also a fan on Facebook!

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  133. I would love to win Im starting on photography and this would help me a lot . Thanks

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  134. Im also a fan on facebook.

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  135. I LOVE these actions!!!! So fast and easy and BEAUTIFUL!!!!

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  136. I just became a follower on twitter! :)

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  137. I am fan on face book!!!! These actions rock!!!!

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  138. facebook fan !! these lookk awesome !!

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  139. am in the middle of building my website.. had been waiting for a friend ( for 9 months ) to finish it to be told they cant dot it !! slightly frustrating so now researching and trying to build one !! this looks like a lifesaver !!

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  140. I have barely touched my blog and this set of actions sounds like just what I need.

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  141. fantastic. this would just save me a ton of time...

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  142. What a great giveaway! I have just become a fan of MCP on Facebook. I have a few of their actions already and LOVE them - particularly the magic colour fixer - this is my saviour for getting rid of those unwanted yellow tones

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  143. Im already a fan on twitter :) @AlicePalice

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  144. Aaaaaaand - this would benefit me as I've recently got in to blogging and would really like it to look the best that it can do http://www.bellabellaluna.blogspot.com at the moment it's just as-standard, but would like it to be extra special and this looks like it would make it extra special for me!

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  145. Ive just posted a link on my facebook profile too!

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  146. Brooke3/30/2010

    I would LOVE a great set of actions, to really make my work stand out from the other photographers in my area, and give it that certain 'something'.

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  147. Kristie Bradley3/30/2010

    This action set is such a time saver! Not only does it make it easy to create a clean consistent blog, but it looks professional! I am just starting up and having this set would jump start my postings for sure:)

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  148. Kristie Bradley3/30/2010

    Just became a fan of MCP Actions Facebook Fan Page!

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  149. Kristie Bradley3/30/2010

    Just became a fan of MCP Actions Facebook Fan Page.

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  150. Kristie Bradley3/30/2010

    Posted contest on my profile as well!
    http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Maternal-Lens/162616746174?ref=ts#!/profile.php?id=1476571498

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  151. Oooooh! I'm an MCP fan and I've had my eye on this pack since she debuted it!!! I just revamped my blog and would LOVE this!

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  152. Not sure why I haven't done this yet, but I'm now following Jodi on Twitter! (kellyvphoto)

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  153. Facebook update! http://www.facebook.com/novelle360?ref=profile

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  154. This would totally make my images look so much more professional. Plus, it would make all my friends jealous!

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  155. i sooo need these actions....my girls would have graduated before i nail down photoshop!

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  156. Great giveaway! Love these actions. They would help me save time on my web presentation workflow. Sue Benson

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  157. It would help me do things faster with an individual look because there are so many options!

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  158. I'm a fan on Facebook!

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  159. I just started my business a couple of months ago and I don't have anything like this! It could really help me make my blog, etc more appealing!

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  160. I just launhced my website and am working on my blog.. having this set of actions would be GREAT! LOVE mcp actions :)

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  161. Already following on Twitter

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  162. Tweeted!
    @susanpeckphoto

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  163. OMG..this set is on my wish list (along with about 3 other Jodi-things!!). The finish it set would give my images and blog a much needed boost of style!! Please pick me!! LOL!!!

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  164. This would make my life as a mother of four, full time nurse, and newbie to the photography business much easier! Anything to make things go smoothly! Thanks for the opportunity!

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  165. I follow you on fb and twitter!

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  166. I am an MCP FB Fan!!

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  167. WOW... Can we say timesaver?!!? How awesome!

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  168. I'm just getting started in photography. This would be an awesome prize to speed up processing photos.

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  169. What a great idea to have actions to do something like that. I could definitely use those!

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  170. What a great giveaway! I'm following @mcpactions on twitter!

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  171. Can I hop up & down and say "ME, ME, ME!" and have better luck winning this contest? I sooo want these actions to spice up my blog before my business gets in full swing.

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  172. I follow on Twitter! Love Jodi's tweets. <3

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  173. I'm also a FB fan! Awesome posts, within my favorite addicting (Facebook)!

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  174. Anonymous3/30/2010

    love the actions!! so cute! anna moseley

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  175. i am in the process of starting a web page. NEED HELP! :)

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  176. I'm always looking for a way to make blogging faster and even more fun. This would help!

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